Detroit water issues require balancing; no one ever wholly satisfied

In the 1930s, people in the Willamette Valley were tired of flooding. Oregonians demanded solutions, and convinced politicians to address the problem with infrastructure. They drove authorization of the Willamette Valley Project system that resulted in construction of 13 dams by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1939-1969.

Source: Detroit water issues require balancing; no one ever wholly satisfied